CL girls split conference games in recent volleyball action
Wednesday, 19 September 2012 11:20
With another steady week of play, the Clear Lake volleyball team has already tripled their match wins (nine) from a year ago and are now 23-16 in set play. The girls recorded a split with North Central Conference foes last week and went 2-3 at the Forest City Tournament.
“The girls know that there still is work to be done, but we are showing steady improvement,” said Coach Scott Swenson. Clear Lake fans have a chance to cheer on the Lions when they host Bishop Garrigan Thursday night.
Cardinals face number three rated Spirit Lake
Wednesday, 19 September 2012 11:17
It was a long night on the road for the Garner-Hayfield/Ventura football team, as they fell 42-6 to #3 rated 2A Spirit Lake on Friday, Sept. 14.
“We made too many mistakes to win against a team like them,” said Coach Scott VanDusseldorp. “We fumbled the ball inside the 15-yard line that they returned for a TD and we threw an interception that was returned for a touchdown. We also need to do a better job of controlling the clock and finishing drives.”
Highs and lows for G-H/V volleyball team
Wednesday, 19 September 2012 11:16
It was a week of highs and lows for the Garner-Hayfield/Ventura volleyball team, the Cards blanked Newman, but fell to Forest City, 3-0.
G-H/V 3, Newman 0
The Cardinals came out firing on all cylinders against Newman on Tuesday, Sept. 11.
In set one, G-H/V took an early 8-3 lead behind the serving of setter Courtney Younge. Younge recorded two ace serves in the run. Newman’s stingy defense tied the set at 15-15 before Hannah Hutcheson served the Cards to a 21-18 lead, G-H/V held on for the final 26-24.
Set two was again all Cardinals, as they coasted to a 25-18 victory.
“We were getting three and four point runs that kept the momentum in our favor,” said Coach Tracy Schmidt.
The momentum continued in set three, with the Cardinals picking up an easy 25-15 victory.
Emily Mathews led the team in kills with 17. Sola Stephenson and Emily Spilman had five kills apiece, while Shelby Rayhons and Hutcheson had three each.
Cardinals move record to 11-3
Wednesday, 12 September 2012 11:34
It was a busy week for the Garner-Hayfield/Ventura volleyball team, as they competed in matches on Tuesday, Thursday and a tournament on Saturday.
G-H/V vs. West Hancock
The Cardinals topped West Hancock in three games on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 25-15, 25-12 and 25-19.
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